A match of this intensity demands players to rise to their absolute best. While both Steve Copell and Jose Molina are tactically sound, TheHardTackle analyses 3 key battles in the game which could decide the outcome of ISL 3.
Mumbai is all set to host what has got to be one of the most riveting and nail biting encounters in recent Indian Super League history as Atletico de Kolkata travel to Mumbai with a slender 1 goal advantage in the second league of the semi finals. It will be advantage to the Kolkata outfit who part from their one goal lead, will also benefit from the fact that Mumbai City FC will be without their key forward and marquee man Diego Forlan who was will be serving his one match ban after getting sent off in the previous leg. Forlan was a key figure behind City’s table top finish in the league stages, both creating and scoring goals.The absence of the the Uruguayan could come as a huge blow for Alexander Guimares’ side.
Atletico De Kolkata's superstar Iain Hume scored a first-half brace to hand his side a 3-2 win in the first-leg of their semi-final against Mumbai City FC.
With only Mumbai City FC sealing their place in the last four, two other favourites in Kerala Blasters and Atletico de Kolkata will battle it out on Tuesday to seal their respective semi-final berths.
Defensive frailties, lack of proper attacking intent most of the times and an ageing squad and added to it a brand new coaching regime, inaugural Champions of the Indian Super League, Atletico De Kolkata seem to have been going through a tough time in the latest edition of the Indian Super League
Misery keeps on piling for FC Goa coach Zico, as they succumb to their second home defeat by the Kerala Blasters. Mumbai City FC one the other hand face Atletico de Kolkata
Atletico De Kolkata to muster up another successful Super League campaign under the tutelage of former Villareal manager Jose Francisco Molina.
Defending champions Atletico de Kolkata were knocked out of the Hero Indian Super League on Wednesday, despite their 2-1 victory in the second leg of the semi final as Chennaiyin went on to win the tie 4-2 on aggregate, as Iain Hume rues lack of ethics from opposition.
Both Chennaiyin FC and Atletico de Kolkata are two of the strongest teams in the Indian Super League (ISL) and it is perhaps a sad affair, that we would not be able to see them playing the final.
Mumbai City FC might have bowed out of the second season of the Indian Super League (ISL), but they bowed out with their heads held high, as they defeated defending champions and current league leaders Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) 3-2.